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trombone

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
trombonetrom‧bone /trɒmˈbəʊn $ trɑːmˈboʊn/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 trombone.jpg APMa large metal musical instrument that you play by blowing into it and sliding a long tube in and out to change the notestrombonist noun [countable]
Examples from the Corpus
tromboneFrom behind it we could hear the chirps and roars of invisible clarinets and trombones tuning up.Then from 1968-70. he played bass trombone and tuba with Doe Severinson s band.The bass trombone and tuba play the bass in octaves.His only modest joy in life comes from playing trombone with a third-rate jazz band in a seedy neighborhood pub.This year a mere sprat of a northern lass won my heart playing hers out on a mighty and sonorous trombone.The trombone does a dipping glissando, I get some laughs.The trombones should only be used for such bass parts as suit them well.
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